Is London's deaf community getting the mental health support they need?

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Is London's deaf community getting the mental health support they need?

The mayor is being urged to do more to support deaf and disabled people with mental health issues. A report by the London Assembly's Health committee says communication barriers are often misinterpreted as aggression by health professionals, while 92 percent of blind or partial sighted people say they were given no emotional support when being diagnosed with condition like anxiety or depression. 

Chief Executive of the Royal Association for Deaf people Dr Jan Sheldon spoke to Anthony Baxter about the study. 

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